Avoiding fragmentation with a rolling release

Colin Watson cjwatson at ubuntu.com
Mon Mar 4 14:15:29 UTC 2013

On Mon, Mar 04, 2013 at 11:26:49AM +0000, Victor Palau wrote:
> On 28/02/13 23:07, Loïc Minier wrote:
> > I think this would be a valid solution; one thing to keep in mind with
> > this approach that security updates would be built based on some version
> > of the rolling release and so users of older versions of the packages
> > would be forced to update to anything pulled by these security updates.
> This sounds like a validation nightmare.

Realistically, any validation approach based on a rolling release (or a
thin layer over it) would surely end up simply quoting a manifest of
package versions that were validated.

Colin Watson                                       [cjwatson at ubuntu.com]

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